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Finance Officer

Shire of Halls Creek

HALLS CREEK, Australia

Date posted: May 16, 2024

Closes: Aug 14, 2024

Join our team! 

The Shire of Halls Creek, located in northern Western Australia, is situated in the heart of the Kimberley, Halls Creek is the gateway to a range of world-renowned natural attractions, including the World Heritage-listed Bungle Bungle ranges of Purnululu National Park and Wolfe Creek Meteorite Crater (the second largest on earth with a diameter of 850 metres) and is an indigenous cultural epicentre with 6 great art centres within the district.

As part of the Finance team, the Finance Officer performs a wide range of book-keeping and accounting duties in an accurate and timely manner and maintain daily, weekly and monthly account records as required by legislation and internal procedures and policies.


The ideal candidate will have the following (Selection Criteria):

  • A tertiary qualification of substantial experience in Business, Accounting, Finance, commerce or an equivalent area.
  • An understanding of financial reporting and financial compliance obligations, preferably in accordance with the Local Government Act 1995 and Local Government (Financial Management) Regulations 1996.  Previous experience in this area is desirable.
  • Strong computer literacy in Microsoft applications and Local Government finance software SynergySoft.
  • Ability to prioritise and organise work-load, and manage work time effectively to meet deadlines/work schedules
  • Time management skills
  • Good verbal and basic written communication skills
  • Developed interpersonal skills.

About the Benefits

The Shire of Halls Creek highly values their employees and is offering a range of fantastic benefits as part of their package including:

  • 5 weeks annual leave;
  • Career development & ongoing training;
  • Opportunity for salary sacrifice;

To apply for the position:

  1. Submit the application along with your Resume and Covering Letter addressing the Selection Criteria.
  2. Applications must be addressed to the Executive Manager Finance and Support Services , Shire of Halls Creek, PO Box 21, Halls Creek WA 6770 or Email to:

The Shire of Halls Creek is an Equal Opportunity Employer. People of all genders, ages, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

For further information on this position, please contact Muhammad Sidique, Executive Manager Finance and Support Services (08) 9168 6007 or email:

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